The California Competes Tax Credit is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to locate in California or stay and grow in California. Participate in a Los Angeles Region Workshop or webinar! Check out the schedule here.


SCORE is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentoring. To meet with a volunteer at the Azusa City House, schedule your appointment at (626)593-1120.


The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted by University of La Verne is part of the Los Angeles Regional SBDC network and assists area business owners increase their sales, obtain loans, streamline operations, utilize new technologies and position themselves for long-term growth.

The SBDC offers a team of business advisors who provide free business consulting and low-cost training in business operations and management, marketing, financing, business planning and more. Contact the SBDC hosted by the University of La Verne at (909)448-1567 for more information.

To view upcoming events and workshops click here.

Tuesday, February 7th
   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
 Wednesday, February 8th
10:00 am to 11:00 am 
Wednesday, February 15th
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm 
Azusa Senior Center
Thursday, February 23rd 
9:30 am to 11:30 am
University of La Verne
Campus Center
Disaster Recovery from Cyber Attacks to Natural Disaster  Small Business Loans Digital Marketing Trends in 2017 for small businesses and non-profits
 Digital Marketing Trends and Must Do's for 2017
Join this webcast to:
• Learn how Innovation and Technology theory is being used to mitigate business disruption;
• Find out how businesses are protecting themselves;
• Discover why businesses embrace technology and what you can do to get started;
• Review case studies on several organizations that have thrived after adopting disaster recovery solutions.

Learn about SBA backed loans at this no charge webinar!  Digital marketing is changing thanks to the widespread ownership of smartphones and ever-increasing data and video streaming. Do you know which trends will impact your organization? How can you take advantage of these trends to get an edge on your competition?


At the end of the session, you’ll have a cutting edge on:

  • Marketing Automation
  • Content Marketing
  • Video
  • Mobile
  • Big Data
Join us and explore the top trends in digital marketing small businesses should be paying attention to in 2017. We’ll explore trends and provide simple ideas for incorporating them into your overall marketing strategy. 

Email and Social Media Marketing are a powerful combination. In this workshop we will look at Digital Marketing trends and how to leverage email and social media. We'll explore time saving ideas, tips & tricks, best practices and real world examples with a focus on how to get results.
Every business needs to stay in touch with their customers, prospect and fans. Let's see how Social Media and Email Marketing can work for your business.
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Visit the U.S.Small Business Administration Learning Center to participate in self-paced online training courses, quick videos, web chats and more to help you learn about the many aspects of business ownership.